Plastics- the revolutionary material
The advent of plastics has been nothing short of a revolution. Plastics have become a part and parcel of our daily life. Many products are simply possible because of being made of plastics. Demand for this extraordinary material has rocketed over the years because of its low cost, light weight, ease and flexibility of molding into desired shapes, variety in colours and durability. Plastics has substituted most other materials in a variety of applications. Doing a course in plastics technology can thus prove to be a very valuable one to establish yourself in this industry. There are enormous avenues for growth in this sector.
Pass in 10+2 in science stream is must for getting admission in this course. Passing an entrance exam or getting a certain minimum marks in 10+2 is an additional requirement.
The course duration is four years.
Additional information about the course
B.E. Plastics Technology is offered by most of the reputed institutes of the country. It is a popular field for those keen about entering the manufacturing industry. The course provides a background in plastics to the engineers intending to work in this field. It also provides the fundamental concepts behind the properties of plastic materials, their processing and design. Some of the topics taught in the course are; polymerization processes, concept of molecular weight, bonding in polymers and their effect on material properties, time and temperature effect on properties, polymer morphology, recycling and biodegradability of plastic products and effect on the environment.
From packaging of processed food to manufacturing equipment for the telecommunication and information technology sector, plastics are playing an important role in the growth and development of the economy of the country.
Opportunities in this field
The heavy growth in the plastics and the polymer industry has led to a great demand for engineers and technologists from this field. Plastics is a byproduct of the petrochemical industry. As such there is a huge demand for plastics professionals from petrochemical research labs, Ministry of Petroleum, public sector petrochemical units like ONGC, BPCL, OIL, etc. Other than these, there are various private sector industries like Reliance dealing with petroleum products as well as polymers, where one can avail attractive employment opportunities. Avenues are open for M.Tech and postgraduate diploma programs after this course. For those inclined towards research can look forward to a PhD program.
B.E. Plastic Technology Admissions for 2020 - 2021 Academic Year
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